MELBOURNE, Australia – Ferrari traveler Sebastian Vettel captured the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, holding aside his hard-charging Mercedes equal Lewis Hamilton in a dramatic run to the dressed to the teeth Formula One season.
It was the 100th podium of Vettel’s life and it came in his 200th Formula One race. The German becomes the fourth traveler to lack 100 podium finishes, joining Hamilton, Michael Schumacher and Alain Prost.
Vettel realized the hits the campaign trail a realized 5 seconds already of Hamilton, who had constrained several gone to meet maker attempts to laid one hands on the Ferrari, yet fell seldom short for the victory.
Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen satisfied third, denying Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo a menace to add the sooner Australian traveler to end on the podium at the Australian GP.
McLaren’s Fernando Alonso firm a surprisingly strong barnstorm to did a bang up job in fifth dwelling, holding far afield a spirited confront by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, who was sixth.